Camp Favorites

According to GSWO research, 100% of successful troops had an outdoor experience during their troop year! From our recent brainstorming sessions, here’s what leaders shared:

Recommended Camp Sites

For Daisies and Brownies:

    • Camps Whip Poor Will--Fernwood cabin

    • Camp Stonybrook

    • Camp Butterworth, in particular Friendship Lodge, Beehive and Turtle Ridge

    • Your own backyard!

For Juniors and older

    • Glen Shelters at Butterworth

    • Hocking Hills

    • Treehouses at GSWO camp

    • Backpacking

Favorite Camp Activities

Creeking, hiking, rock walls, team building games like human knot, skits, crafts, geo-caching, archery, flashlight tag, ropes courses, even “glamping” activities

Favorite Camp Foods

Banana boats, s’mores, grilled cheese or ham and cheese in pie irons, walking tacos, hot dogs, foil packet meals on the coals like pasta with toppings, dutch oven dump cakes.

Favorite Campfire Songs

Rock the Boat, Banana Slug, Princess Pat, Jellyfish, Percy the Polar Bear, Old Lady Leary, 40 years on an Iceberg, SuperCaliforniaSurferExpertOnTheOcean, Linger, PB in a dish, the shoe song